GIANNA
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Italian, Greek
OTHER SCRIPTS: Γιαννα (Greek)
PRONOUNCED: JAHN-nah (Italian)   [key]
Meaning & History
Italian short form of GIOVANNA and a modern Greek variant of IOANNA.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Giovannetta, Vanna (Italian), Ioanna, Yanna (Greek)
DIMINUTIVES: Gia, Giannina, Nina (Italian), Nana (Greek)
MASCULINE FORMS: Gianni, Giannis, Ioannis, Yanni, Yannis, Yianni, Yiannis (Greek)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Tajuana (African American), Jone (Basque), Joanna (Biblical), Ioanna (Biblical Greek), Iohanna (Biblical Latin), Ioana, Ivana, Yana, Yoana, Iva, Ivanka (Bulgarian), Joana, Jana (Catalan), Ivana, Žana, Iva, Ivanka, Nina (Croatian), Ivana, Jana, Johana, Ivanka, Janička, Nina (Czech), Johanna, Johanne, Hanna, Hanne, Janne, Jannicke, Jannike, Jonna (Danish), Jana, Janna, Johanna, Hanna, Hanne, Hannie, Janneke, Jantine, Jantje, Jennigje, Jenny, Johanneke (Dutch), Jane, Jean, Jeanne, Joan, Joanna, Johanna, Johnna, Shan, Shauna, Shavonne, Shawna, Sheena, Jo, Joanie, Joann, Joanne, Joetta, Joey, Johna, Jojo, Joleen, Jolene, Jonelle, Jonette, Joni, Jonie, Nena, Nina (English), Johanna (Estonian), Janina, Johanna, Hanna, Hannele, Janna, Jenna, Jenni, Jonna (Finnish), Jeanne, Johanne, Joanne, Nina, Ninette (French), Xoana (Galician), Jana, Janina, Johanna, Hanna, Hanne, Jenny, Nina (German), Johanna, Hanna (Hungarian), Jóhanna, Jóna (Icelandic), Chevonne, Shavonne, Shevaun, Shevon, Síne, Siobhán (Irish), Johanna (Late Roman), Janina (Lithuanian), Ivana, Jovana, Iva, Jovanka, Jovka, Vana (Macedonian), Jehanne, Johanne (Medieval French), Johanna, Johanne, Hanna, Hanne, Janne, Jannicke, Jannike (Norwegian), Janina, Joanna, Asia, Joasia, Nina (Polish), Joana, Joaninha (Portuguese), Ioana, Ionela, Oana (Romanian), Yana, Zhanna, Ivanna (Russian), Jean, Seona, Seonag, Sheena, Sheona, Shona, Sìne, Seònaid (Scottish), Ivana, Jovana, Iva, Ivanka, Jovanka, Nina (Serbian), Jana, Nina (Slovak), Ivana, Jana, Žana, Iva, Ivanka, Nina (Slovene), Juana, Juanita (Spanish), Janina, Janna, Johanna, Hanna, Jannicke, Jannike, Jennie, Jenny, Jonna (Swedish), Siân, Siwan (Welsh)
Popularity
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